Recapping your top stories for Saturday, May 13.
- Elmira Police arrested Joshua Way, 26, and charged him with Criminal Obstruction of Breathing or Blood Circulation and Assault after Way allegedly punched, slapped, bit and choked another individual, resulting in bruising. Way was sent to the Chemung County Jail.
- Elmira Police said Norma Molina, 35, was stopped for a traffic violation on Bloomer Avenue in the city around 6 p.m. on Friday night. She is charged with Aggravated DWI, Operating a Vehicle While Under the Influence, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Molina was sent to the Chemung County Jail on $2,500 bail.
- Yates County Sheriff’s Deputies said they smelled alcohol on the driver during a traffic stop in the Village of Penn Yan. Dylan Colunio, 24, of Watkins Glen was being transported for a chemical test when deputies found a loaded illegal firearm on his person. Colunio is charged with Promoting Prison Contraband, Criminal Possession of a Weapon, and Driving while Intoxicated. He was sent to the Yates County Jail on $10,000 cash bail.
- The City of Elmira is ready for summer! Hundreds of residents along with city council members took to the streets of Downtown Elmira to clean up after the long winter.
- President Donald Trump said he hopes to “make a fast decision” on a new FBI Director. The process began on Saturday at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C. At least five candidates to be the bureau’s director were in line for the first interviews with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy Rod Rosenstein.